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Buy tickets with trash at this festival

The Goa-based LaLaLand festival which will be held on November 1 and 2 (5 p.m. to 11 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.) at Nagao is launching its unique Trash4Cash ticket sales this week where visitors can buy tickets in exchange for trash. The ticketing concept is part of the Trash4Cash programme, an initiative by festival director Noreen van …

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Little White Lies

Aldina Braganza Have you ever wondered about lying? Upfront when asked about lying we all condemn it, but isn’t that a lie in itself? For how often we have told a friend who is asking for feedback exactly the opposite of how we feel about it? We hesitate to speak truthfully because we don’t want to hurt their feelings or …

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A heart to heart about art

Museum of Goa will host a special MOG Sunday on October 20, 6:30 p.m. featuring  artist, Jagannath Panda, and curator and editor, Bhavna Kakar who will speak about ‘Cultivating Demand for the Arts: Engagement and Appreciation’. The event is free and open to all. This talk will be an introduction to the art scene in India and the rest of …

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Head to #thesarischool at Assagao this weekend

DANUSKA DA GAMA | NT BUZZ Rta Kapur Chishti began producing textiles of excellence in 1998 with available technology, and in 2010 along with textile designer Pallavi Verma – the two continued the revival and regeneration of the ancient Indian craft of hand spinning and hand weaving. Her label TaanBaan has an exclusive variety of indigenous rain-fed organic cottons and …

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Shop till you drop

Grand Hyatt Goa recently launched The Galleria, a new shopping experience within the resort. The shopping space features a combination of quirky and premium brands ranging from Mario Miranda, John’s Umbrellas, Shaze, Hidesign, Speedo, Jamavar, Bipha Ayurveda, Freedom Tree and for the first time in India, Van Andel and Peace jewellery. Discover a range of quirky barware, leather bags, furniture …

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The world’s worst cocktails

Zubin D’souza Almost a century ago, the world witnessed the Roaring Twenties. It was a decade of economic prosperity that gave rise to a life of opulence to a major section of the people. It was a time of clubs, fine dining and the inimitable jazz movement. It was also a time of scandal, debauchery and overseeing all this was …

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Sikkim: A beautiful Himalayan sojourn

Sikkim has one of the most diversified repertoire of flora and fauna in India with the Khangchendzonga National Park and biosphere reserve (an UNESCO World Heritage Site) occupying a major portion of the state The beautiful Himalayan sanctuary of Sikkim joined the Indian union in the year 1975 thereby becoming one of its most beautiful states. It is now considered a …

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One of the greats: Heston Blumenthal

Of all of the world’s greatest chefs, Heston Blumenthal is the hardest to categorise. From scientific breakthroughs to recreating medieval cuisine, he has done it all Vir Sanghvi It is usually not that difficult to tell a great chef from a good one. A great chef will not just make delicious food, but he will also create dishes that linger …

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Are you at risk of osteoporosis?

With World Osteoporosis Day being observed on October 20, NT BUZZ learns more about this disease that affects one in three women and one in five men, from the ages 50 and over Danuska Da Gama | NT BUZZ Osteoporosis, which literally means porous bones is concerned with the density and quality of bones; that are both reduced and weakened …

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Healing the Natural way

Author of ‘Become healthy or extinct’, a book about reversing chronic illnesses with integrated natural therapy; Darryl D’Souza has followers in over 200 countries. He will share his knowledge and experience on health, well-being, and food, at the next Navhind Times workshop on Sunday, November 3, at Dempo House, Panaji. NT BUZZ gets you details Maria Fernandes | NT BUZZ …

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